The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 82 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.31% 1.40% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 11.38% 10.87% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £37,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,500 £34,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 138 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.52% 12.84% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 116 126 112
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 9 £33,000 -12.00%
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £37,000 -
Newport - 2 £56,250 -
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 12 (46.15%) SAN
6 11 (42.31%) ITIL
6 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
7 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
8 9 (34.62%) Finance
8 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (26.92%) Firewall
10 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco
11 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
11 6 (23.08%) VPN
11 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) LAMP
12 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
12 5 (19.23%) SaaS
12 5 (19.23%) PaaS
12 5 (19.23%) IaaS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) IaaS
2 5 (19.23%) PaaS
2 5 (19.23%) SaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.69%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.85%) HTTP
8 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) CGI
2 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.85%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
4 4 (15.38%) Coaching
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) People Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Server Hardening
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Competitive Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) R
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) RHCE
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
3 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) vCloud
4 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 4 (15.38%) XenServer
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 4 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) logstash
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) Avaya
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Remedy
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.85%) F5
8 1 (3.85%) Radware